UN adopts first resolution on AI + 2 more stories

Global AI framework agreed, human-pig kidney transplant, Trump's bid to overturn vote

Today ChatGPT read 1128 top news stories. After removing previously covered events, there are 3 articles with a significance score over 6.8.

[7.0] UN adopts first resolution on artificial intelligence — The Associated Press

The UN General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to guide the safe and fair use of artificial intelligence. Sponsored by the USA and backed by 123 countries, it aims to ensure AI respects human rights and benefits all nations. The resolution, supported by all 193 member nations, seeks to bridge the digital gap between rich and poor countries and includes developing nations in AI discussions. It also calls for global consensus on AI governance and encourages the development of safe AI systems, while warning against misuse.

[6.8] Trump pressured Pence to overturn election results in 2021 — The New York Times [$]

On January 6, 2021, President Trump warned Vice President Pence that certifying the election results would ruin his political future. A White House valet overheard this and testified to the House Jan. 6 Committee in 2022. The valet's account, now public, reveals Trump pressured Pence to reject the results and was indifferent to the Capitol violence, including a civilian being shot.

[7.0] US surgeons transplant pig kidney to live patient in world first — South China Morning Post [$]

Surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital successfully transplanted a modified pig kidney into a 62-year-old man, a first for a living patient. The recipient, Richard Slayman, had a previous human kidney transplant fail. Over 1,400 people at MGH await a kidney. This breakthrough could help many, especially ethnic minorities with high kidney disease rates. Xenotransplantation, the transfer of organs between species, could address organ shortages. Previous pig organ transplants were only in brain-dead patients.

(This one is different from a story a few days ago in which a pig liver was transplanted into a brain-dead patient)

Highly covered news with significance over 6.5:

[6.6] Antitrust lawsuit filed against Apple for smartphone monopoly
(The Associated Press + 10)

[6.5] Total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 in North America
(Space.com + 10)

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